Assistant Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
Waterloo Air Products
Location
Aylesford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1224727117
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Waterloo Air Products, a growing and market leading company, has a vacancy for a part-trained Maintenance Engineer to work in the Facilities and Engineering function of a busy factory, producing short lead-time air movement products to the Construction industry.

The role

Reporting to a very experienced Facilities and Engineering Manager with site-wide responsibilities, this role represents a good opportunity to use your existing engineering knowledge and qualifications to develop a long-term career with an established, single-site manufacturing business. You will primarily work a day shift pattern within a small engineering team which supports a 100-strong factory operation across a seven-day shift pattern.

Main Responsibilities:

You will be required to support all production operations at the site and carry out routine and reactive maintenance tasks, including:

·Routine maintenance of mechanical and CNC machinery

·Machine repairs across a wide range of plant, some of which is modern and some of which is 'traditional'

·Coordination of servicing activity

·Coordination and commissioning of outsourced and non-core services

·Support for a wide variety of engineering projects including product development

·Undertake general building repairs

On achieving the required knowledge base, you may be required to provide out-of-hours and, eventually, shift cover as necessary

The Candidate

·You will have previous experience of working in a mechanical engineering environment

·You will either have studied for (or be part-way through) an engineering qualification

·You will already have some basic skills in machining (e.g. turning, milling, drilling)

·You will already have acquired some skills specific to maintenance engineering (simple metal fabrication, hydraulics and pneumatics)

·You may have some elementary electrical skills

·You will have basic IT skills

·You will be required to be flexible, responsive and able to adapt to situations as they emerge in a dynamic environment

·You will be self-motivated

·You will be able to work within a team environment

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